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DebuggerDisplayAttribute Constructor

DebuggerDisplayAttribute Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the DebuggerDisplayAttribute class.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Diagnostics.Debug (in System.Diagnostics.Debug.dll)

public:
DebuggerDisplayAttribute(
	String^ value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System::String

The string to be displayed in the value column for instances of the type; an empty string ("") causes the value column to be hidden.

The value parameter can contain braces ({ and }). The text within a pair of braces is evaluated as the name of a field, property, or method. For example, the following C# code causes "Count = 4" to be displayed when the plus sign (+) is selected to expand the debugger display for an instance of MyTable.

[DebuggerDisplay("Count = {count}")]
class MyTable
{
    public int count = 4;
}

The following code example causes the value of the Count property from the inherited Hashtable class to be displayed when the plus sign (+) is selected to expand the debugger display for an instance of MyHashtable. You must run the complete example, which is provided in the DebuggerDisplayAttribute class, to see the results.

[DebuggerDisplay("Count = {Count}")]
[DebuggerTypeProxy(HashtableDebugView::typeid)]
ref class MyHashtable : Hashtable

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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